Hostilities were almost exclusively limited to the territories under dispute and the area of the South Atlantic where they lie.The conflict has had a strong effect in both countries and has been the subject of various books, articles, films, and songs.Meet a few of the guides that might be on your trip.
Falkland Islanders, who have inhabited the islands since the early 19th century, are predominantly descendants of British settlers, and strongly favour British sovereignty.
Neither state officially declared war, although both governments declared the Islands a war zone.
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We take an active role in their preservation, supporting worthy organizations that contribute to the betterment of societies around the world and protection of the wild and beautiful places we visit.
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You are also able to directly book your adventure on At MT Sobek, we believe life is an adventure and adventure is life.Clockwise from top left: Argentinian flag over Port Stanley, 2 April 1982; HMS Hermes and HMS Broadsword; ARA General Belgrano sinking; HMS Antelope which was sunk; Argentine army POWs in Stanley; Super Étendard of Argentine Navy The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day, in an attempt to establish the sovereignty it had claimed over them.Our expert guides and trip leaders are passionate about the lands they explore. Some are locals who live in country year-round; others have made it their second home.All are true adventurers at heart—friendly, enthusiastic and endlessly knowledgeable.Around the same time Richard Bangs and John Yost were rafting first descents of rivers across the globe, and created Sobek Expeditions in 1973.